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FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 8:30pm PDT
? on saturday, president obama headed to martha's vineyard from a week of rest from ruining our country. some critics wailed it's too upscale. one republican congressman said the trip was tone deaf. but presidents have long been criticized for their vacation spots. who can forget bill clinton going to jackson hole, a place on a pollster's advice. teddy roosevelt spending time on his yacht. and booker hayes spending time with hookers in thailand. >> i remember that. >> how hard should we impeach obama? you said you couldn't wait. >> no, i do not get the conservative fixation on being angry when obama goes on vacation. go on vacation more. please. the one we wanted working hard was going to be president romney. obama we want constantly golfing. >> if you had -- if every -- if that entire administration had been golfing, we wouldn't have obama care. i would rather have a great golfing president than obamacare. but that's just because i'm a jerk. should he be going to a place as fancy as martha's vineyard. should he be going somewhere else? for example, maybe to key west? it's delightful there. o
CBS
Aug 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
-collecting programs progran fall. jim. >> axelrod: jeff, thank you. the president arrived in martha's vineyard, massachusetts, late this afternoon, where he's beginning his summer vacation. white house correspondent major garrett joins us from martha's vineyard now. major, what's your read on the president's call for reforms? >> reporter: well, they're significant. and we're not clear that congress is going to embrace all of them, jim, but the president is, for the first time in the history of the u.s. presidency, asking for a greater degree of transparency and adversarial role within the process of approving government surveillance, either electronic or through computers, of americans who might be ensnared in some sort of counter-terrorism effort, meaning to stop it before it starts. the president is putting forth a commission to report back to him to put specific reforms to congress, among them, putting an adversary in the foreign intelligence surveillance court which almost always approves government requests for surveillance. for the first time a president with vast powers over the surveil
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:00pm EDT
is enjoying a little r and r on martha's vineyard. today.ed a round of golf officialdent has no public appearance as planned, but will receive the daily briefings. the father of edward snowden is sounding off and criticizing washington for the handling of the nsa leak case. he says the former analyst will remain in russia for the foreseeable future. isright now, edward snowden beyond alarm -- the long armf the law, but his father suggests he could come home to face trial. the nsa leaker is not headed back to the united states because he will not get a fair trial. my son tother i will come home if i believe in the justice system that we should be afforded will be applied correctly. >> and tell that he says he will visit his son in russia. homeolitical furor here at shows no sign of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard president obama said he had already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office for a generation that believe he is a jason bourne and there has
CNN
Aug 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
the heat over the government's secret surveillance program. dan lothian is live in martha's vineyard in massachusetts. dan. >> reporter: hello. the president indeed on the first full day of his nine day vacation on martha's vineyard. as he pointed out the debate over the nsa, leaks and edward snowden continues. more on that story after this break. i'm beth... and i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. >>> welcome back to the "newsroom." i'm fredericka whitfield. a look at the top stories crossing the desk. number one, a 16-year-old girl abducted nearly a week ago is expected to reunite with her family today. hannah anderso
FOX Business
Aug 11, 2013 2:30am EDT
of thousands of tax dollars per day, spending millions of dollars on eight-day martha vineyard extravaganza while millions can't find a job and record number of americans need food stamps to survive. priceless. leadership, priorities, commitment to the count, all things america expects from the commander-in-chief. think about that for a second. 2 have a great weekend, everyone. if you're on martha another vineyard and bump in president obama, tell him we said hello. see you on "he five." ♪ ♪ ♪ >> tom: we now know the initial stories about benghazi and rogue cincinnati irs agents and the closing of the 22 embassies. how do i sayt -- they strain credibility. it's one thing to disagree with policy but this is different. can you trust wt our government is saying right here, right now. >> tom: thanks for joining us. here at the top of the stack, about a week ago we learned of a worldwide terrorist alert that resulted in 22 embassies being closed temporarily but since then
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:30pm EDT
that relationship. kristin welker with the vacationing president on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: president obama on the golf course during his first full day of vacation with cameras capturing a moment of frustration. a back in washington his foreign policy frustrations played out on the talk shows. the say he's too soft on russia and accused nsa leaker snowden. >> mr. snowden's being granted asylum in russia is a signal of incredibly bad relations between the united states and russia. >> reporter: senator john mccain argued that the president underestimated the russian counterpart. >> and i know they like to focus on boat language, he's got the slouch in the back of the classroom. >> the president comparing him to the kid in the back of the classroom, i think it very indicative of his lack of appreciation of who splad mir putin is. >> and a new -- >> finally came out last friday trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud the president for bringing us there and talking about how do we educate the public that we need this program. >> all this as snowden's
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 11:00pm PDT
vacation pictures. but first -- president obama is about to leave for martha's vineyard, which races the question, is he a war criminal? the dad. how did you get here? i don't know. [ speaking in russian ] look, look, look... you probably want to get away as much as we do. with priceline express deals, you can get a fabulous hotel without bidding. think of the rubles you'll save. with one touch, fun in the sun. i like fun. well, that went exactly i as planned.. really? >> they set up a date then laid in wait. three men from mountain view, california, have been arrested for a blind date robbery scheme. this is ingene us r yus. male victims were wooed by a supposed female on line. reports state that she convinced them to bring a considerable amount of cash with them because it was her desire to roll around in the money. however, when the victims arrived at the designated meeting place, of course, they were robbed. these guys are geniuses. discuss, we must. >> a lightning round. >> lightning round. >> this is a brilliant ruse to rip people off. should they not have to go to jail because
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 12:00am EDT
to the role? >> i think in our first segment about martha washington, you saw martha as the person who protected the aspect of the role, which was the social partner to the president, and hostess for the nation. then when you get to abigail, she becomes a political partner with her husband and pioneers that role. dolley is the one that brings the two of them together. she becomes the social and political partner for her husband. i think that sets all kinds of precedents for the future first lady. she is kind of, still, held up as a standard by which people measure themselves today. >> we will spend the first 35 minutes on those important white house years. it was such an interesting time for the country and we want to make sure you understand the history of it. later on we will go back in time and learn about her biography, how this young quaker woman became an internationally known first lady and we will end up with her legacy. that's what tonight looks like. we welcome your participation. throughout the program, we will have phone lines open. you can send us a tweet and use #firstlad
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:30pm EDT
in martha's vineyard. he played golf with a top aide, the white house chef and another friend. not have any planned public appearances but will continue to receive his daily briefings on national security issues while on vacation. the weather is perfect for golf and other activities, but what is in store? >> we are looking at a quiet evening ahead, and that's good news if you're looking forward to the meteor showers as we move through the overnight hours. we will talk about that in a few minutes. the doppler radar is mainly quiet and dry with a few showers popping up to the west of harrisonburg. but it will not amount to much as we move through the evening hours. amateurs are quite comfortable. the eveningthrough hours, temperatures will eventually fall into the upper 70s to low and middle 80s. we cannot rule out the chance for a shower or two and a rumble of thunder well south of the ecb dead ec metro. to get chilly around here. we haven't said that for a long time. >> thank you. coming up, the father of edwards noted secured a visa visit his son in russia. here what he plans to discuss wi
FOX Business
Aug 11, 2013 9:30am EDT
per day, spending millions of dollars on eight-day martha vineyard extravaganza while millions can't find a job and record number of americans need food stamps to survive. priceless. leadership, priorities, commitment to the country, all things america expects from the commander-in-chief. think about that for a second. 2 have a great weekend, everyone. if you're on martha another vineyard and bump in president obama, tell him we said hello. see you on "the five." ♪ ♪ >> announcer: the following program is brought to you by nopale-- the anti-inflammatory wellness drink from trivita. stay tuned for an exciting offer for nopalea. a few years ago, trivita founder michael ellison introduced the world to nopalea. his goal was to bring wellness and a better quality of life to as many people suffering from inflammation as possible. now here's what many are saying. >> people are telling me i look 10 years younger because the pain is gone from my life. >> i've been pain-free f seven months. you do not understand what it's like to get up every day and not have pain -- go through and golf,
CBS
Aug 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
including our own martha teichner. you are the one >> reporter: it was a number-one hit for music mega star michael bolton in 1993. that was then. ♪ i said i loved you but i lied ♪ >> reporter: this is now. ♪ this is not how i feel inside ♪ >> reporter: a visit with michael bolton ahead this sunday morning. ♪ said i loved you but... >> osgood: we have a meltdown to tell you about this morning reported by bill geist. >> reporter: not since the beatles and bieber have we seen such frenzied fans. what's driving them wild? you'll be shocked to learn that it's grilled cheese mania ahead on sunday morning. >> osgood: mo rocca shows us the larger than life art work of june kaneco. anthony mason talks to an author who ready for her close-up. steve hartman will prove a picture is worth a thousand words and more. but first the headlines for this sunday morning, the 11th of august, 2013. police in idaho say the man suspected of abducting 16-year-old hannah anderson has been killed and that the girl is safe. federal agents joined state police searching for anderson and james lee dimaggio
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break from the heat. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> more guns are off bay area streets tonight thanks to a gun buyback program in oakland today. the organization youth uprising partnered with the oakland police department and an anonymous donor to host the event. residents were able to turn in guns with no questions asked. they received $200 cash for an assault weapon. they say while the gun buyback program will stop the violence, it can help. >> it seems good we're getting guns off the streets. we know every gun out there is a potential threat. >> the group said they plan another gurn buyback program by the end of the year. >>> a man was giving a girl a horse drawn carriage ride around noon today when the horse got spooked and took off at full speed. the girl was thrown from the carriage. the truck driver saw the horse barrelling toward him with the 11-year-old girl in tow he tried to get his vehicle out of the way. the girl was injur
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2013 3:00pm EDT
continues to have a bad summer while on vacation in martha's vineyard. it definitely doesn't make snowden a hero or whistleblower or patriot. if we can get our hands on him, he should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. >> perry, this morning, snowden's father urged his son to demand a public trial instead of coming home. >> at this point, what i would like is for this to be vetted in open court for the american people to have all of the facts. what i've seen is much political theater. >> ron snowden there. perry, what are the chances that the federal government would allow a public trial of edward snowden? >> i'm not sure. i think if he came back to the sufficient he probably would have a trial. the question would be, he vie laid the law, no question, whether he's a whistleblower or a traitor or something else, he violated the law. i think the question for snowden would be, if he comes back here, he's certainly going to be convicted of violating the law. and a public trial, we're discussing national security matters i think is very unlikely to happen. so i think his father is
ABC
Aug 11, 2013 8:00am EDT
to politics. president obama has started his eight-day summer vacation on martha's vineyard. he and michelle boarded a flight yesterday. >> meanwhile, the race to replace president obama in iowa appears unbelievably to be in full swing even though the election is more than three years out. let's bring in george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." i've never been good at math. i think we have 29 months before the election. what is going on? >> but it's only two years until the iowa straw poll. that's why everybody's out there. >> two years. >> iowa, the first caucus state. we know how important it is. it launched president obama back in 2008. and this is a wide open race, particularly on the republican side. what was so interesting about what was happening in iowa, a lot of contenders out there, ted cruz out there, his second or third trip to iowa. rick santorum going again. remember he did so well last time by visiting every county. they know this is a big prize on the republican side and no heir apparent. on the democratic side, a rally for hillary clinton. claire mccaskill out there she's
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 12:00pm EDT
on hold. wendell goler is in martha's vineyard where the family is vacationing. hello, wendell. >> reporter: hello, shannon. not a lot of criticism of president obama's decision to cancel the summit meeting. arizona republican senator john mccain called it a symbolic move. he said he was fine with it, but he's not fine with the russian-american relationship. he said putin put his thumb in america's eye when he granted asylum to snowden and said the u.s. need to be a lot tougher with russia. >> we need to expand the act that holds people accountable who commit human rights violations within russia. we need to move to bring georgia into nato. we need to continue and restore our efforts for defensive missile systems in europe which we had basically drawn back. >> reporter: even though president obama and putin are talking, other u.s. and russian officials are. secretary of state kerry and secretary of defense chuck hagel met with russian counterparts on friday at the state department. there were no break throughs on syria or europe missile defense. the russia said later the u.s. o
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
here on c-span. vacation tong for martha's vineyard, president obama traveled to orlando, florida, to does -- to discuss the disabled veterans national convention. talk about the priorities of his and administration, including any the backlog, incentive, and the creation of a initiative. he also called on congress to make tax credits permanent for businesses that hire veterans, and two passes veterans job or proposal. knowank you all, please, i you have been working hard, so rest yourselves. [laughter] i am beyond thrilled to be here with all of you today, and i want to start by thanking larry for that very kind introduction, but more importantly for his tremendous leadership of the dav and for all of his outstanding service to this country. but most of all, i want to thank all of you here today. the men and women who have served and sacrificed so greatly on behalf of all americans. truly, one of my greatest joys over these past few years has been spending time with veterans and military families like all of you. i have laughed with your children at barbecues, i have gone to baby
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
house cited that as a reason for canceling the meeting. live from martha's vineyard, massachusetts, where the president started his vacation with the first family. he's in massachusetts but apparently not going to be meeting anywhere with putin. good morning. >> reporter: well, he'll meet with him at the g-20 in st. petersburg. but the one on one meeting in moscow has been canceled. the president saying he didn't just rush his decision to grant asylum to edward snowden. the snowden decision came after mr. obama personally appealed to russia to return him to this country for prosecution and putin's refusal, officials made clear, left little for the two leaders to talk about. other u.s. and russian officials are talking. secretary of state kerry and defense secretary chuck hagel met with their russian counterparts on friday. mr. obama says when putin returned to power as russia's leader, the relationship took a step backward. >> i think we saw more rhetoric on the russian side that was anti-american. that played into some of the old stereotypes about the cold war contest between the
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
-day family vacation this afternoon. even on martha's vineyard there was no break from the ongoing debate about his administration's controversial program. >> although i understand the necessity of them for my own protection, i'm concerned that there is no control as to how far they go. >> i am more concerned about safety of the country than any individual liberties. >> on friday the president tried to calm the public by announcing new measures aimed at enhancing transparency and strengthening oversight and the program that governs them. >> we can be more transparent. >> there is sharp disagreement. some are encouraged -- >> i like the fact that steps have been announced, but we won't know for sure whether or not they go far enough. >> it probably is important to have transparency so people can get on board with the program. >> others remain deeply skeptical. >> disappointed and i don't think we should fight against that. we have to push obama to do better. it's not good enough. >> it's mostly overly a threat to democracy and the threat to the basic principles of the republic for the amer
FOX
Aug 10, 2013 10:00pm PDT
vacation his family. they landed in martha as you vineyard this evening for the weeklong retreat. earlier today the president went to florida to speak to disabled veterans and announced that the veteran's administration is processing their claims faster. >> after years when the backlog kept growing, finally the backlog is shrinking. in the last five months alone it's down 0% and we're turning the tide. >> the va reports the average wait time on disability claims is more than 270 days. white house announced an action plan to reduce soldier suicide and boost treatment of post tramautic stress disorder and brain injuries. >>> a florida artist has and riddle a mural depicting the trayvon martin hooting and we warn you that the artwork is graphic and may be offensive to some viewers. the artist showed part of the mural in tallahassee and it's called "we are all trayvon martin." the artist says the work is to promote awareness of human is suffering. four weeks ago tonight neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman was acquitted in martin's death. a federal investigation into the shooting c
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 5:00am EDT
. >> in martha's vineyard president obama looking for a break from the heat. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a maryland man is one of the longest surviving heart transplant patients. >> after marrying his wife he was diagnosed with cardio cardiomyopat cardiomyopathy. we meet the team of doctors behind that life saving transplant. >> the showers sitting down to the south in virginia but a few may make it up into maryland toda wow, i've been claritin clear for 10 days! when your allergies start, doctors recommend taking one non-drowsy claritin every day during your allergy season for continuous relief. 18 days! 17 days! 22 days of continuous relief. live claritin clear. every day. >> the time now is 5:36. there's a live look outdoors in the city. that's the sun rising it will be up at 6:16 this morning. we are in dawn right now. if you have a chance you may want to look outside this morning. if you have clear skies you may get a glimpse of the meteor shower. this happens every yeernd this time and it will peak tomorrow morning in which case there may still be breaks in the cloud cover to get to see it. it is
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am EDT
. martha raddatz has been tracking the threats that led to the closing. are the embassies opening again now because u.s. officials believe the drone strikes in yemen this week actually got the plotters? >> george, officials say the plotters of this specific plan were not killed in strikes in yemen, but the dead are part of the network of terrorists trying to kill americans. intelligence officials believe the plan was to send a truck bomb into the u.s. embassy there. but a senior u.s. official, that because of the actions taken, the terrorists have likely moved the explosives out of the vehicle and are changing tactics. adding that we think that the imminent threat dissipated, but fear they have gone back to ground waiting for the next opportunity to strike. this immediate threat may have passed, but the threat of terrorism never passed. >> we heard from u.s. officials that tlebl that the nsa surveillance programs helped track this emerging threat. the president announced some reforms on friday in those programs. and had tough words for the nsa leaker edward snowden, said he was not a patrio
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 11:00am EDT
was a second cousin, when the british, potomac to burn mount vernon, get out my books and martha, presumably not in that order -- [laughter] >> he presumed he was going to lose everything. when jefferson eventually gets around to writing those famous words, our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor, they sounded pretty rhetorical. hey, they were for real. it was everything. you have to be willing to do that. and he was willing. later, in 1779, a british frigate comes up to potomac and lund washington says i'm going to send out a skiff with fruit and presence to appease the british captain. so we does not and the british captain says, hey, man, i'm just fishing for airing. i have no evil intention figures even know this is mount vernon. so lund washington sends a report of this to george, sort of proud that he defended the homestead. and washington writes back and says, i am extremely distressed at what you have told me. you have sullied my honor. if it happens again, let them burn it to the ground. these are the kind of guys we are talking about, okay? there's a special quality to this pa
CNN
Aug 11, 2013 6:00pm EDT
was going operational with a strike plan. here in the u.s., the osprey aircraft -- arrived at martha's vineyard this weekend aboard it. the sleek tilt row tar aircraft takes off like a helicopter and flies like an airplane. the osprey has a crash past. right now the plan is for the president's travel detail not president obama himself to fly on this aircraft. >>> it may be a quiet week on the hill, but president obama was far from silent about a slew of topics during a news conference friday. although his assertion that edward snowden was not a patriot for leaking details about top secret u.s. surveillance programs was brushed aside today by snowden's father. listen. >> in terms of him characterizing my son like a patriot or peter king who call him a traitor, what i would say is my son has spoken the truth. he has sacrificed more than either the president of the united states or peter king have ever in their american lives. so how they choose to characterize him really doesn't carry weight with me. >> joining me now to break it down, cnn commentator elsie granderson. and then later o
FOX Business
Aug 10, 2013 8:00pm EDT
dollar martha's vineyard estate. showing great restraint by not leaving town until this saturd for vacation. for now, i base it on that basis, i'd put the score at obama 1 congress 0. we're coming right back. >>> it said the sun powers light. but it's the solar max that can make life very difficult here on earth. we'll be talking about nasa astrophysicist dr. leak a perta. the countdown to obama care we'll be talking with congressman diane black next right here. stay with us. if you've got it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and man, you know how that feels. copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. you know, spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines u take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva a
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
the capital for his summer vacation. he arrived if martha's vineyard after his first full press conference in more than three months. and he made news on the government surveillance program, relations with russia, and our war against al qaeda. he is not senator john mccain, republican leader on national security who just returned from the mideast joins us now from arizona. senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you, chris. >> president obama said friday he wants to reform the government's surveillance program. add safe guards. make the whole program more transparent. republican congressman pete king, a member of the house intelligence committee, said this. that he called it a monumental failure of war time leadership. senator mccain was right. >> i think it's pretty clear that there's been failures throughout that have led to mr. snowden now being granted asylum in russia. there is now a large percentage of americans, particularly young americans, who view mr. snowden as some kind of a whistleblower when we know he betrayed his oath of office. there is some young that believe h
CBS
Aug 11, 2013 8:00am EDT
on vacation. the first family headed to martha's vineyard this we can. people lined both sides of the roads to view the obamacare -- the obama cave. many folks wait and snapped pictures. the first family is renting a six bedroom home. the secret service is banning traffic from that part of the public road. of course, the first dog is also along on the trip. you cannot leave him at home. >> absolutely not. >> the maryland historical society re-creating the 30 by 42-foot star-spangled banner flag. the reconstruction is not an easy task. wjz is live at the historical society. kristin shinning joins us with more. good morning, kristin. it >> good morning. >> this is history that many people in maryland know, but outside of the state, most folks don't. give us a background on this wonderful flag. >> sure. mary pictures filled was a flight maker. she was commissioned to make to flags for the fort, the large garrison flag, which is the one we are re-creating here today and the smaller storm flag. that was done in the summer of 1813 but then became famous, of course, in the summer of 1814. this is
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
intelligence. >>> kristen welker is in martha vineyards where president obama is vacationing. what are lawmakers saying to you about this latest threat? >> reporter: alex, good day to you. lawmakers seem to be on the same page. closing the 19 embassies was the right move because it pointed to the fact that al qaeda was planning either one large explosion or a series of explosions. here's a little bit more on that from congressman peter king. take a listen. >> the intelligence that i saw here was at least as powerful as anything i've seen since 9/11, probably the closest would be the liquid explosive plot out of london in 2006. but this was very credible. it was corroborated and spoke of a massive attack and to me was the right thing to do. >> now, alex, some republicans did use the closure of those 19 embassies to attack president obama's foreign policy center. john mccain making a point that the peninsula has gotten much stronger in recent years and also argue that it's an indication that president obama hasn't been strong enough in terms of combatting that growing presence and th
FOX
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
morning of summer vacation at martha's vineyard. president obama and first lady michelle obama landed at cape cod massachusetts yesterday afternoon. while the president has no official public appearances this week, he will likely be seen taking in the sights and playing golf. the visit is upsetting residents because the secret service is banning cars from a public road near the first family's rental home. >>> as we told you yesterday, before heading to cape cod the president did speak at the national conference for disabled veterans in orlando florida. he told the group it's his mission to help vetturas cover from wounds of the war. >> diagnose and treat mental health conditions like tbi and ptsd and to get it done we're moving ahead with more than $100 million in new research. >> the president added that the veterans administration is processing disability claims much faster now. he says claims in waiting fell 20% from a 600,000 case backlog just a few months ago. >>> business tycoon donald trump predicts hillary clinton will be the democratic presidential nominee in the year 2016. i
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 7:00pm PDT
arrived in martha's vineyard for a vacation off of the up scale island of massachusetts. they flew there from florida and the president and mrs. obama spoke at a national convention for disabled veterans. the president's family begins time off after relentless pressure of al qaeda in southern yesmen and aimed at disrupting a threat on the arabian peninsula. a drone strike there the eighth in two weeks killed two more suspected al qaeda militants. the good news is that the al qaeda threat that forced us to close 19 of the embassies and consulates overseas never materialized, but the bad news is that it was serious enough for us to seem to run scared and shutting our doors and evacuating some of the people through the muslim world. what does congressman peter king think? let's ask the former chairman of the house homeland security committee. congressman, was it an overreaction? >> well, it is not an overreaction, and i support what the president did in the limited time frame, because once we saw the enormity of the potential attack as it would have been difficult to defend a number o
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent is in martha's vineyard where the president is vacationing with the first family. wendell, lawmakers are waying in on this relationship and the decision to cancel the meeting there at the summit. >> reporter: harris, they did on the sunday talk shows, few if any willing to say canceling the summit was a mistake. but there are a lot of questions about and criticisms of the relationship. john mccain says the u.s. ought to press harder for the european missile defense and he asks what edward snowden was doing with so much classified information anyway. >> it couldn't have been part of his job. what about congressional oversight? have we had a failure there? clearly, mr. snowden's being granted asylum in russia is a signal of incredibly bad relations between the united states and russia. and mr. putin putting his thumb right in america's eye. >> reporter: former nsa director michael hayden says he doubts there will be major changes in the agency's operation. he notes the president has called for more transparency and for a civil li
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
family vacation on martha's vineyard. of course no president really gets to unplug really. he has a number of major issues on his plate. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david, good morning. >> hey, craig. good morning. gun control, immigration reform, grand bargain on the budget, all of those things of course are on hold right now. has the president's second-term agenda, has it already stalled out? >> it does seem to be a neutral in a couple ways. one, there are the distractions, those things the president didn't count on including the leaking of this nsa program, the series of programs he's got to defend and try to reform. you mentioned gun control, other issues. i also think he has some of these interact problems especially with issues like immigration. this is the legacy item, this is a big campaign item and it does not appear to be heading in the direction that the president would want, let alone the fact you refer to the budget and continuing to fund the government, that comes up in september. we could see repeat then of fights we've seen over the last couple
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